Would you like the challenge of a career in management? Do you enjoy working with people in a dynamic environment? Are you confident, have a positive attitude and good communication skills? Can you see yourself running your own business? With a thriving economy, there are many opportunities in management roles for those with the right skill set. This course is designed to build strong business management skills which are critical in either starting or running a business. This course also offers advanced progression links to third level in Business and Management Degree programmes.
The college experience is central to a successful and enjoyable engagement with Further Education. At Blackrock Further Education Institute (BFEI), learners study in an award winning campus, arguably one of the best in Ireland. The wide range of courses on offer, provide learners a pathway to Higher Education or directly to employment. However, it is the range of activities, both educational and extra-curricular, that contribute most to a positive college experience and will be remembered fondly by learners.
A positive college experience motivates learners, creates lasting friendships, improves retention rates and assessment results. It creates a welcoming, caring environment for study and work. If studying in Blackrock Further Education Institute is of interest to you or someone you know, our next Open Day is on 15th January 2019. Online applications for the 2019/20 academic will open from that date.
A full list of activities, social nights, competitions, societies, charity works, workshops, presentations, guest-speakers, etc. is far too long for this page. Current and prospective BFEI learners are strongly encouraged to follow our events on social media.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and are drawn to commerce, trade and making deals. Some pursue sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or in management roles in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.